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by | Read by David Shih

Fiction • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

David Shih's narration brings to life this new translation of Korea's most prized literary classic. Set in China during the Tang dynasty (618-907), it centers around a young monk named Hsing-chen who is reincarnated as punishment for disobeying his master. Shih's expert narration perfectly captures the humble demeanor of the rebirthed Shao-yu, who is adjusting to his new life as a peasant's son. Shih's warm voice and adept pacing will have listeners sympathizing with Shao-yu's failures and successes during his journey to understanding the truth of Buddha's teachings. A lengthy introduction gives background on the source material and revealing foreshadowing. Accessible and engaging, this is a great listening experience. A.C. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2019]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2019

CD ISBN 9781977303653 $39.99 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781977353658 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781977373656 $24.99


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2019

DD ISBN 9781977323651 $49.95

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